A person shined a laser pointer at Chopper 5 while covering a fire in East Palo Alto on February 14, 2011. (CBS)

Central Valley Man Sentenced To 14 Years For Pointing Laser At Police Helicopter

A Central California man convicted of pointing a high-powered laser at a police helicopter was sentenced Monday to spend 14 years in federal prison, a term prosecutors believe to be among the region’s longest for such a crime.


David Zabriskie riding for Garmin-Barracuda competes in the individual time trial during stage five of the Amgen Tour of California on May 17, 2012 in Bakersfield, California. Zabriskie won the time trial. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Zabriskie Wins Individual Time Trial, Takes Tour of California Lead

Dave Zabriskie won the individual time trial in hot and breezy conditions Thursday to take the Tour of California overall lead in with three stages left.


Peter Sagan of Slovokia riding for Liquigas-Cannondale rides up a hill duirng stage four of the Amgen Tour of California from Sonora to Clovis on May 16, 2012 in Sonora, California. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Sagan Wins Again, Expands Tour Of California Lead

Slovakia’s Peter Sagan of Slovakia raced to his event-opening fourth straight stage victory in the Tour of California on Wednesday to increase his overall lead to 16 seconds.



19 Starving Horses Found At Central Valley Ranch

A Fresno man has been arrested after authorities discovered 19 starving horses on his leased San Joaquin Valley ranch.



Fresno-Area High School Wrestler’s Sexual Battery Charge Dropped

Prosecutors have dropped the sexual battery charge against a California high school wrestler who claimed he was just executing a common wrestling move.

CBS San Francisco–01/27/2011